Citizens of the neighboring states and Hungarian citizens living there may enter the territory of Hungary within a distance of 30 kilometers from the state border for a maximum period of 24 hours. When returning, they can also travel without restriction if the duration of their stay abroad did not exceed 24 hours.
Non-Hungarian citizens arriving from abroad may enter the territory of Hungary in passenger traffic for the purpose of transit passage if they submit to a medical examination upon entry and the medical examination does not establish the suspicion of infection.
Sports events or cultural events
The strict conditions for travel to and from sports events in Hungary also apply to cultural events.
Therefore, spectators of international sports events and cultural events held in Hungary can only enter the country if they have a negative PCR test result, have a ticket to the event and undergo a health examination, and are obliged to leave the country within 72 hours of entry.
The Hungarian citizen returning from abroad is obliged to stay in official home quarantine for 14 days, or until they are able to present two negative tests performed two days apart.
If the health examination reveals suspicion of infection, those concerned shall be placed in designated quarantine or, if there is no epidemiological risk, in official home quarantine.
At the request of the quarantined individual, the epidemiological authority may allow the quarantined person to have two tests administered in accordance with health professional rules (molecular biological test – SARS-CoV-2 PCR test), both within 5 days and at least 48 hours apart. If the virus was not detected, the individual will be released from quarantine.
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